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Friday 28 November 2014, 06:36:14

Top news stories from Egypt

Workers strike at Helwan steel company [Daily News Egypt] 2014-11-24

Independent Union leader arrested at Cairo airport and charged with insulting the President [Daily News Egypt] 2014-11-15

Business community rejects independent trade unions [Daily News Egypt] 2014-10-22

FEI rejects minister’s approval of independent union [The Daily News] 2014-10-21

Unions fight for living wages [IndustriALL Global Union] 2014-09-20

Other labour news from Egypt

Egyptian ironworkers suspend all production [Egypt Independent] 2014-11-25

Iron workers stop all production making massive demands on bosses [Egypt Independent] 2014-11-24

Lawyers union: Judge terrorizing attorneys [Ad Hoc News] 2014-11-22

Federation of Trade Unions condemns arrest of syndicate leader [Egyptian Daily News] 2014-11-17

Alexandria nurses threaten further strikes [Daily News] 2014-11-15

Journalists Syndicate to file claim against Mortada Mansour [Egypt Independent] 2014-11-15

Cairo Airport unionist investigated for Facebook posts [Ahram] 2014-11-12

Prosecution investigates deaths following nurses’ strike in Alexandria [Daily News Egypt] 2014-11-10

Arrest ordered for striking Alexandria medical workers [Egypt Independent] 2014-11-10

Sinai - offer for Egypts barnearbeid [LO] 2014-11-05

Doctors Syndicate warns of hosting African Nations Cup because of Ebola [Egypt Independent] 2014-10-27

Work conditions in Egyptian public sector better than private businesses: Report [Ahram Online] 2014-10-10

The obliteration of civil society in Egypt [Open Democracy] 2014-10-07

الباعة الجائلين [http://www.altahrir.com/] 2014-09-30

Trade union rights campaigners condemn police torture of workers [MENA Solidarity Network] 2014-09-26

המו'מ בדואר תקוע: עיצומים הבוקר גם בבתי המשפט [כלכליסט] 2014-09-21

Египетские профсоюзы борются за повышение минимальной зарплаты [IndustriALL] 2014-09-18

Los sindicatos egipcios luchan por salarios dignos [IndustriALL] 2014-09-18

Les syndicats égyptiens se battent pour un salaire vital [IndustriALL] 2014-09-18

Electoral coalitions, including unions, gear up for uncertain parliamentary elections [The Daily News] 2014-09-14

Egyptian Union Continues to Advance with Global Support [Talking Union] 2014-09-06

EGYPTIAN LABOUR MOVEMENT FACES NEW CHALLENGES [Equal Times] 2014-08-29

NUEVOS RETOS PARA EL MOVIMIENTO SINDICAL EGIPCIO [Equal Times] 2014-08-29

LE MOUVEMENT SYNDICAL ÉGYPTIEN FACE À DE NOUVEAUX DÉFIS [Equal Times] 2014-08-29

Around 2000 Misr-Iran Textile Workers Go On Strike [Asway Masriya] 2014-08-25

Central Security Forces go on strike in Ismailia [Daily News Egypt] 2014-08-25

Doctors’ Syndicate to take action against non-payment of dues [Daily News Egypt] 2014-08-25

Renforcement des capacités en Égypte [IndustriALL] 2014-08-21

Creación de capacidad en Egipto [IndustriALL] 2014-08-21

Профсоюзы наращивают потенциал в Египте [IndustriALL] 2014-08-21

L’UITA et Mondelez se félicitent de la résolution du conflit à Alexandrie [UITA] 2014-08-14

Former Press Syndicate chairman’s detention appealed [Daily News Egypt] 2014-08-05

International Support Enables Union Victory in Egypt [Talking Union] 2014-08-05

IUF and Mondelez International welcome the settlement of the Alexandria Egypt dispute [IUF] 2014-08-05

Jailed journalists say they will appeal [RTÉ] 2014-07-25

Maximum wages announced, regulations show no exemptions [Daily News Egypt] 2014-07-24

Executive interference in drafting media laws is inadmissible: Press Syndicate [Daily News Egypt] 2014-07-13

Maximum wage to be applied by end of July [Egypt Independent] 2014-07-12

Bank Workers Embark On Strike [Ventures Africa] 2014-07-11

Microbus drivers concerned over petrol price hikes [Ahram] 2014-07-06

Labor and the State [The Epoch Times] 2014-07-05

South Korean trade unions condemn repression in Egypt [MENA] 2014-07-01

Peter Greste jailed: Australian journalists deliver letter to Egyptian consulate calling for Al Jazeera reporter's release [ABC] 2014-06-30

NUJ shows solidarity with journalists jailed in Egypt [NUJ] 2014-06-28

Protesters demand Egypt embassy act over jailing of al-Jazeera journalists: union presses Tánaiste to summon Cairo’s ambassador amid international outrage [irishtimes.com] 2014-06-27

COSATU condemns the arrests and persecution of journalists and political activists [Cosatu] 2014-06-27

Stand up for freedom in Egypt: Release the Al-Jazeerah 3 [Socialist Aotearoa] 2014-06-27

ÉGYPTE : « LES PRISONS REGORGENT DE GENS LIBRES » [Equal Times] 2014-06-25

EGIPTO: “LAS CÁRCELES ESTÁN LLENAS DE GENTE LIBRE” [Equal Times] 2014-06-25

EGYPT: “THE PRISONS ARE FULL OF FREE PEOPLE” [Equal Times] 2014-06-25

In Pictures In Pictures: #FreeAJstaff [AlJazeera] 2014-06-25

Journalists protest over al-Jazeera trio [BBC] 2014-06-25

CMG condemns outrageous conviction of Canadian journalist Fahmy [CMG] 2014-06-24

Muted response from Egypt's Journalist Syndicate over Al Jazeera verdict [Ahram Online] 2014-06-24

Journalists Syndicate: Verdict against Al Jazeera journalists harms Egypt's reputation [Egypt Independent] 2014-06-24

NUJ calls for verdicts on Al Jazeera journalists to be overturned [NUJ] 2014-06-24

Widespread dissatisfaction amongst Egyptian workers about pay [Daily News Egypt] 2014-06-15

The poor long for help as Egypt's new president is sworn in [Reuters] 2014-06-09

القيادية فاطمة رمضان تعلن تجميد عضويتها باتحاد النقابات المستقلة..وتؤكد: لايدافع عن حقوق العمال [Ilalamam] 2014-06-06

عمال العامرية للغزل والنسيج بالإسكندرية يواصلون إضرابهم لليوم الـ17 على التوالي [Ilalamam] 2014-06-05

Egyptian Labour in the Shadow of Revolution [GLC] 2014-06-04

Female al-Jazeera journalist is arrested in Egypt [BBC] 2014-06-01

Court places Pharmacists Syndicate under Judicial guardianship [Daily News Egypt ] 2014-06-01

Cairo court orders Pharmacists Syndicate placed under judicial supervision [Ahram Onlne] 2014-06-01

Pharmacists Syndicate ordered be placed under custodianship [Egypt Independent] 2014-06-01

A new President will not stabilize Egypt [Talking Union] 2014-05-28

عمال «كريستال عصفور» يعودون للإضراب [http://revsoc.me/] 2014-05-20

احتجاج العاملين بـ'سياحة وفنادق حلوان' على إلغاء حافز الإثابة [http://www.vetogate.com/] Image 2014-05-20

تعقد حركة الاشتراكيين الثوريين ندوة بعنوان عمال ضد مشروع السيسي للافقار والاستبداد والغلاء [http://www.hadethmisr.com] For more info 2014-05-20

“UNA NUEVA FORMA DE LUCHA”: EGIPTO Y EL MOVIMIENTO DEL BDS [Equal Times] 2014-05-15

« UNE NOUVELLE FAÇON DE LUTTER » : L’ÉGYPTE ET LE MOUVEMENT BDS [Equal Times] 2014-05-15

“A NEW WAY TO FIGHT”: EGYPT AND THE BDS MOVEMENT [Equal Times] 2014-05-15

Doctors' Syndicate suspends two-month partial strike [Ahram Online] 2014-05-10

Does Resurgent Labor Unrest Pose a Threat to Sisi’s Power? [The Nation] 2014-05-09

Trade unions and the state [AL Monitor] 2014-05-05

נאסרה פעילותה במצרים של התנועה שהביאה להפלת מובארכ [אתר המפלגה הקומוניסטית הישראלית] 2014-04-28

Defiant Egypt Workers Pose Challenge to Next President [Naharnet] 2014-04-23

Injury of journalists raises questions on job safety [Daily News Egypt] 2014-04-16

Journalists Syndicate head calls for a freeze in field coverage after two journalists were shot and injured while covering clashes at Cairo University [Ahram Online] 2014-04-15

New investment law ignites controversy [Ahram Online] 2014-04-15

Toujours soumis au lock-out, les travailleurs de Cargill tiennent bon [UITA] 2014-04-13

Локаут на «Cargill» продолжается, но рабочие не сдаются [IUF] 2014-04-13

Egyptian photojournalists go on strike, demand better security [Ahram Online] 2014-04-08

Why a 1950s Egyptian Film Is More Relevant than Ever [Reelpolitik] 2014-04-08

Al Jazeera calls for release of journalists detained in Egypt [Al Jazeera America] 2014-04-08

Journalists mark 100 days since arrests of Al Jazeera Three [NUJ] 2014-04-07

Massive strike wave poses dilemma for Al-Sisi [In Defence of Marxism] 2014-04-05

Death of female Al-Dostour journalist stirs controversy over journalist safety [Daily News Egypt] 2014-03-31

State-backed trade union federation backs El-Sisi: Official [Ahram Online] 2014-03-28

Égypte : Les organisations de droits humains s’élèvent contre les peines de mort collectives [Equal Times] 2014-03-27

Egypt: human rights groups rally against mass death sentences [Equal Times] 2014-03-26

Police arrest Alexandria workers as strikes continue nationwide [libcom] 2014-03-26

Cairo central distribution point joins postal workers strike [The Daily News] 2014-03-26

Suez residents lambast postal worker strike [The Daily News] 2014-03-25

‘70%’ of Postal Authority workers striking nationwide: Union leader [The Daily News] 2014-03-24

Striking doctors and pharmacists take on government [MENA] 2014-03-20

Alexandria bus and tram workers suspend strike [Ahram] 2014-03-19

Doctors refuse Egyptian PM's request to suspend strike The partial strike will continue, although talks between doctors' representatives and the cabinet will start on Monday [Ahram Online] 2014-03-18

Doctors refuse cabinet's request to suspend strike [Daily News] 2014-03-18

Tell Cargill to stop its anti-worker attacks [UFCW] 2014-03-13